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HAMLET — Richmond Community College officials announced on Facebook late Monday morning that college “experienced a cyber disruption of our network services.” 

ROCKINGHAM — A year after making a land swap with the county, Richmond County’s homeless shelter has received a substantial grant to fund improvements so that it can offer more services.

Monday, 22 July 2019 17:11

Fire burns Roberdel mobile home

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ROCKINGHAM — A man and his dog escaped a late-night fire without injury over the weekend.

ROCKINGHAM — Rescuers had to pull four people from the Pee Dee River after they were stranded on the rocks this weekend.

ELLERBE — A Richmond County woman is facing assault and theft charges following incidents involving the same victim two consecutive days.

RALEIGH — In recognition of the important public service provided by the state’s probation/parole officers, Gov. Roy Cooper has proclaimed July 21-27, 2019, as Probation, Parole and Community Supervision Officers’ Week in North Carolina.

RALEIGH — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission elected a new chairman and vice chairman and welcomed three new commissioners to its governing board at its business meeting July 18.

RALEIGH — U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and N.C. Lt. Gov. Dan Forest this week gathered a roundtable of school-choice advocates to pitch Education Freedom Scholarships.

ROCKINGHAM — The remaining members of Hoffman’s Town Council made the election filing deadline and another candidate has entered the Rockingham City Council race.

Friday, 19 July 2019 16:31

McInnis: Cooper is holding funding 'hostage'

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RALEIGH — State Sen. Tom McInnis is accusing Gov. Roy Cooper of holding funding “hostage” because of reluctance to sign the budget without Medicaid expansion.

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